Current Opportunities

The following is a list of KCATA’s upcoming bid and proposal opportunities. All dates and times are subject to change and KCATA reserves the right to cancel any solicitation at any time. All public events (bid openings and conferences) are held at KCATA, 1350 E 17th Street, Kansas City, MO. 64108 unless otherwise indicated.

Procurement list


Regional Vanpool Services

Bid # 22-7001-32

Issue Date: Nov 22, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 28, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is solicitating proposals from experienced turnkey vanpool providers to assist KCATA with expanding its vanpool program in accordance with the requirements and provisions stated within the RFP. 

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KCATA East-West Transit Study

Bid # F22-7003-29C

Issue Date: Nov 12, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 20, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), in cooperation with the Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA), the City of Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO), Jackson County, Missouri, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas (UG) and the University of Kansas Health System (KUHS) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to conduct an East-West Transit Study evaluating an east-west high-capacity transit connection between the KU Health System and the Rock Island Corridor / Truman Sports Complex.  This project has a 23% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goal. 

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Mobile Lifts and Support Stands

Bid # F21-5020-20C

Issue Date: Nov 24, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 17, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Written Quote

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and Unified Government of WYCO/KCK (UG) is solicitating proposals from qualified bus lift suppliers as specified in the Specifications/Scope of Work. The release of this RFQ solicitation does not compel the KCATA/UG to purchase.

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Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) Consultant

Bid # F21-7030-21A

Issue Date: Oct 29, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 07, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is seeking a professional consultant firm to assist KCATA in the establishment of an Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) within the agency.  The goal of this centralized EPMO office is to provide company-wide guidance, governance, standardized processes, reporting, and project portfolio management best practicies, tools and techniques.  

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Parts Wash Equipment Lease and Service

Bid # G21-7040-26

Issue Date: Nov 22, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 06, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Written Quote

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) requests quotes from qualified vendors to provide parts wash equipment lease and service as specified in the Specifications/Scope of Work. Release of this RFQ solicitation does not compel the KCATA to purchase.

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Campus Security Camera Upgrade

Bid # F21-5023-34B

Issue Date: Nov 04, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Dec 06, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is seeking written proposals from qualified proposers to replace existing campus video surveillance cameras at the KCATA.  

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Treatment Chemicals and Services for Steam Boiler, Cooling Tower and Closed Loop Systems

Bid # G21-7014-26

Issue Date: Oct 21, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Nov 29, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Qualification

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) requests quotes from qualified vendors to provide a cost effective, comprehensive water treatment program for heating and cooling systems as specified in the Specifications/Scope of Work. The term of the contract will be for five (5) years. Release of this RFQ solicitation does not compel the KCATA to purchase.

PLEASE READ/ DOWNLOAD THE "ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ADDITIONAL DETAILS" FOR ANY ADDENDUMS 

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Transit Bus Advertising Program Management

Bid # G21-7035-34A

Issue Date: Sep 29, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Nov 16, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The KCATA is soliciting written proposals from qualified suppliers interested in managing transit bus advertising program for the KCATA, Independence, Johnson County and Unified Government for transit advertising sales, advertising production, installation and advertising removal services. 

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Johnson County Transit Paratransit Scheduling Software & Services

Bid # F21-7037-30A

Issue Date: Sep 21, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Oct 27, 2021 4:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

Johnson County Transit is seeking a firm to provide Paratransit Scheduling Software and Scheduling Services.  Firms may submit proposals for 1) software only; 2) scheduling services only; or 3) both software and scheduling services. 

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RideKC Development 10th & Main TOD

Bid # 21-8021-59B

Issue Date: Aug 10, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Oct 13, 2021 4:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The RIDEKC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (RKCDC), a non-profit development corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Transit Oriented Development proposals for a parcel of real property owned by KCATA at 10th and Main Street, Kansasa City, MO, and is located on the KC Streetcar line.  The acquisition of the real property was assisted by the Federal Transit Administration. 

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KC Streetcar North Rail Feasibility Study

Bid # KC Streetcar RFP

Issue Date: Aug 16, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Sep 20, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in coordination with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and the City of North Kansas City, Missouri is seeking proposals from qualified firms to conduct a Streetcar NorthRail Extension Study to evaluate a streetcar extension over the Missouri River to the City of North Kansas City, Missouri.   

This RFP is posted on KCATA's website as a courtesy to KCSCA.  All questions and requests for clarification are to be directed to Lauren Krutty, KCSCA Planning & Operations Manager, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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KCATA Property and Casualty Insurance Broker Consultant Services

Bid # # F21-8008-38B

Issue Date: Aug 02, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Sep 02, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

The KCATA is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms interested in providing property and casualty insurance broker consulting services. The selected firm must meet all licensing and education requirements for their professions, including Broker's license valid in the states of Missouri and Kansas. 

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Supply of Bulk Antifreeze & Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Bid # G21-6002-23

Issue Date: Aug 06, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Sep 01, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Written Quote

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) requests quotes from qualified vendors to provide BULK ANTIFREEZE AND DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF)

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Johnson County Transit Operations & Management Services

Bid # F21-7024-30A

Issue Date: Jun 23, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Aug 06, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

On behalf of Johnson County Transit (JCT) located in Johnson County, Kansas, KCATA is soliciting written proposals from qualified firms interested in providding the operation and management of transit services in the following areas:  RideKC in Johnson County; RideKC Freedom Johnson County; Sheltered Workshop Industrial Fixed Transit (SWIFT); RideKC in Johnson County Microtransit; and Supplemental Taxi Services.  Firms responsible for RideKC Johnson County, RideKC Freedom Johnson County, and SWIFT service will also be responsible for providing Vehicle Maintenance services, to include spare parts and flud, for these programs.  Each contractor is responsible for their own dispatch services. 

**See below for required Cost Proposal Forms to be submitted with RFP Proposa **

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KCATA Drug and Alcohol Test and Medical Health Services

Bid # #G21-7021-21C

Issue Date: Jun 04, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Jun 29, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Proposal

KCATA is seeking qualified providers to submit written proposals for drug and alcohol test collections and medical health services according to the requirements specified. 

 

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KCATA Project Management Consultant Services

Bid # F21-7023-39A

Issue Date: May 28, 2021

Closing Date and Time: Jun 24, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Qualification

KCATA is seeking a professional consultant firm to assist in the establishment and implementation of a Project Management Office (PMO) structure within the agency.  The Project Management Consultant (PMC) will assist with development of a PM system including standards and procedures and assure compliance with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) project procurement and management requirements.  

If you are interested in this project and would like to receive further communication, please email Denise Adams with the following:  Contact name, title, firm name (if applicable); telephone number, and email address. 

**6/15/2021:  Addendum #1 has been uploaded **

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Request for Information (RFI) - Real Time Information Signs

Bid # F21-8010-59A

Issue Date: May 03, 2021

Closing Date and Time: May 28, 2021 2:00 pm

Opportunity Type: Request For Information

**5/21/2021 UPDATE:  Closing date has been extended.  See Addendum #1 below for more information **

KCATA, in partnership with the City of Kansas City (KCMO) and Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSCA), is seeking information and technical data from vendors to evaluate the current "state of the art" for outdoor real-time transit signage.  Upon evaluation of available signage systems on the market, Kansas City intends to procue new real time signage for installation on Kansas City's streetcar platforms. 

This is a Request for Information (RFI) and is not a “solicitation,” “Request for Qualifications (RFQ),” “Request for Proposals (RFP),” or procurement of any kind.  

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